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Little Dot Studios Acquires 40 Hours Of Premium Factual Content From Quintus Studios

Little Dot Studios Acquires 40 Hours Of Premium Factual Content From Quintus Studios
Quintus Studios, the international factual content distributor and channel owner today announced that Little Dot Studios, award-winning digital content studio and media network, has acquired 40 hours of premium factual content for its digital channels.

The agreement sees a wide range of factual content from the Quintus Studios catalogue including three seasons of ‘Mega Transports' (6 x 60’ each), ‘Behind Bars’ (6 x 60’) both produced by Maximus Film, ‘Jungle Midwives of Columbia’ (1 x 60’ - produced by ARTE), ’Ultimate Vehicles’ (6 x 60') and Quintus Originals series ‘Beyond Borders’ (5 x 60’) , ‘Most Mysterious Places in the World' (1 x 60’), ‘World's Most Dangerous Rescues’ (1 x ‘60’) and ‘Crisis in Cocaine Valley’ (1 x 60’). 

The various series will play out across Little Dot Studios’ YouTube channels including Real Stories, Real Crime, Real Responders, Spark, Wonder, Absolute Documentaries, and Absolute Sci Fi. All crime titles have also been acquired for Little Dot Studios’ Real Crime FAST channel.
“We're really excited to be working with Little Dot Studios. It truly shows that in VOD companies benefit when collaborating. This unique partnership demonstrates that even competitors can join forces to create unparalleled value”, said Quintus Studios Head of Sales & Co Productions, Anouk van Dijk
“At Little Dot Studios, we are dedicated to bringing the best in factual content to our audiences, and this partnership with Quintus Studios exemplifies our commitment to high-quality, engaging programming. By acquiring this diverse slate, we continue to expand our offering with compelling and thought-provoking content across our YouTube and FAST channels. This is the first step in what we hope will be a much broader and fruitful partnership”, said Connie Hodson, Director of Content Acquisitions and Partnerships at Little Dot Studios.

The Quintus Originals' unique financing model sees Quintus partner with indie producers to co-finance projects alongside their AVOD channels and linear broadcasters, generating longer term income from the lifetime exploitation of productions across all potential broadcast and digital channels.

Quintus Studios’ channel portfolio has surpassed 8 million subscribers across digital platforms. Quintus Studios owns and operates YouTube channel brands with a combined yearly reach of more than 200 million unique visitors including Free Documentary (4.96m), Free Documentary - Nature (1.78m) FD Real, FD History, FD Paranormal and ENDEVR.

Little Dot Studios’ Digital Media Network is the UK’s third largest streamer by catalogue size* and is now home to over 80 actively managed digital broadcast channels in the UK and Germany, as well as 8 FAST channels. Licensing over 20,000 hours of hand-picked long-form content from distributors including Blue Ant Media, Off The Fence, Big Media, Cineflix and Abacus Media Rights, to name a few, the network is watched by over 45 million subscribers and reaches over 125 million unique viewers every month.

Little Dot Studios is an All3Media company. Check out C21's original article here.